Only recently have these sort of articles come out that speak to how I feel: That my relationship with many of these people has deteriorated to the point of no return; that we are so much different now than we ever have been.
This is from NYT's ‘A Conversation With My Black Son.’ For generations, parents of black boys across the United States have rehearsed, dreaded and postponed “The Conversation.” But when their boys become teenagers, parents must choose whether or not to expose their sons to what it means to be a black man here. To keep him … Continue reading NYT: A Conversation With my Black Son
If you do a google search for "Bill Deblasio's Family," the names and their relationship to DiBlasio all come up. That's odd enough on it's own. He has a son named Dante. [View the story "Bill DiBlasio and the NYPD" on Storify] When you google Dante de Blasio you get a set of pics. … Continue reading Mayor Bill de Blasio and the NYPD
"I tell this story – I mean, even as the first lady – during that wonderfully publicized trip I took to Target, not highly disguised, the only person who came up to me in the store was a woman who asked me to help her take something off a shelf. Because she didn't see me … Continue reading About That Time I Got Asked to Take Someone’s Bags to Their Car
Back in the past I said this. I wanted it to be the most important thing that I had ever said, and something that I would have wanted you to remember me by when I am gone. Turns out that while it's the most important thing that I have said, someone else came up with … Continue reading The Most Important Thing I Have Ever Said, Revisited
I am working tonight and wanted to post a blog about a Saturday Morning Slow Jam about the Theme Song to "Chip and Dale's Rescue Rangers (no, seriously)," but I am at work still so you're going to have to watch this instead. Or maybe not if you don't want to. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UO1PcovTk90
The #ITooAmHarvard photo project is amazing. Real Harvard students that are saying what being black means to them and the struggles that they face while going to Harvard. They can say it better than I can, and this is a real thing that is going to happen tomorrow if you can make it: A photo … Continue reading #ITooAmHarvard
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This is called a Repost because I posted it an another blog. Now that I have this one I am posting it here. 1. This is a tweet that I tweeted: I am never going to #Florida. No, seriously, EVER. I like living. — Jeremy Gordon (@jeremyg36) February 16, 2014 2. From a friend's facebook: "Like … Continue reading *Repost* Loud Music Trial Part 2
This is called a Repost because I posted it an another blog. Now that I have this one I am posting it here. 1. Relevant Facebook thing: http://www.facebook.com/andyborowitz/posts/10152245231430681 2. Relevant Words With that said, there's another way to look at this. If Dunn had killed Davis and his friends—or if he had killed Davis without shooting … Continue reading *Repost* Loud Music Trial Part 1